national monument

noun

Definition of national monument

  1. :  a place of historic, scenic, or scientific interest set aside for preservation usually by presidential proclamation

Examples of national monument in a sentence

  1. the Statue of Liberty National Monument

1879

First Known Use of national monument

1879


NATIONAL MONUMENT Defined for English Language Learners

national monument

noun

Definition of national monument for English Language Learners

  • : a place (such as an old building or an area of land) that is owned and protected by a national government because of its natural beauty or its importance to history or science


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